Promised Land, He's Gone, Mexicali Blues, They Love Each Other, Looks Like Rain, Wave That Flag, Box Of Rain, The Race is On, Row Jimmy, El Paso, China Cat Sunflower-> I Know You Rider, Around & Around, Tennessee Jed, Playin' In The Band Loose Lucy, Me & My Uncle, Brown Eyed Women, Big River, Mississippi Half Step, Stella Blue, Jack Straw, Truckin'-> The Other One-> Eyes Of The World-> China Doll, Johnny B. Goode, E: Casey Jones
Playin', plus most of set 2; SBD:MR>Cas>Cas>DAT>CD; Seeded to etree by Jools
November 7, 2016 Subject:
Loose Lucy is my delight!
I have to thank David Gans of the Grateful Dead hour for introducing me to the slower more raunchy version of loose Lucy as performed here at the Nassau Coliseum. PS... The playback speed is set just fine. I have lots of experience with Sound Engineering and I can tell you that the tape does not wobble, it does not accelerate or decelerate during playback. The levels for all instrument AND vocals are near perfect. The volume levels have diminished across the sound spectrum but I'm guessing that's from tape/ ferrous decay. Thx for the share, I've been looking to re-collect this concert. JRS
December 2, 2009 Subject:
First Dead Show
Third show of a three show run at the colliseum. Waited on line outside all day with my friend, Bill. But had a great time with a party atmosphere among fellow heads. Mad rush, once they let us in, but got a nice spot in front of Jerry. Jerry Jeff Walker, solo, opened up and NRPS followed with a short set. This recording is the second set. Too bad the first set is not here also. I remember going crazy when they began intro to China Cat (luv that tune)and they also did a sweet version of He's Gone dedicated to Pigpen who died shortly before. Met a beautiful young lady while standing during the show that I shared wine & smoke with and we slow-danced together during some of the dead show. Nice version of Trucking and Other One. Just a normal show from 1973, which is pretty special. Started a run of thirty + other dead shows seen during the rest of the 1970s and early 80s.
October 6, 2005 Subject:
not badly sped-up
I tested a few tracks from this show against a properly tuned guitar, and while the band does not (to my ears) sound *perfectly* in tune with the A = 440 instrument, it is not that far off. Certainly, the singers do not sound like Alvin, Simon, or even Theodore. So don't be deterred (as I'd been) from downloading this show by the idea that the pitch is way off. It isn't.
November 30, 2004 Subject:
16 Years Old/First Show
Well, we skipped school with parental permission (a first and only). We stood in line ALL day waiting to be let in so to go to the bathroom. The show itself was awesome! The Boys played plenty of Europe 72 stuff, including He's Gone, in which they mention PigPen. The tapes presented here are nice quality. The performances themselves, although not going to make anyone's "best of" list, are more than adequate representations of 73 Dead. I'm predjudiced because this was my first show but it hangs tough when compared to others of it's time.
September 10, 2004 Subject:
Box of Rain is sweet on this one
Check it out, Box of Rain is so sweet on this one. The bass/piano/guitar trading licks is superb and the singing is surprisingly on key for both Phil and Donna. I was at three shows at the Coliseum that March so long ago (this show was on a monday, the other two shows were thursday and friday) and I remember this night as being the mellowest of the three. Two nights earlier (a saturday) I sat next to Keith and Phil at a Pink Floyd show (which started incredibly at 1 am saturday night) at Radio City Music Hall and I told the boys that they had played well on the night before. Floyd was premiering "Dark Side of the Moon" in quadraphonic sound.
On the in-between Sunday night the Dead played at the Felt Forum in Madison Square Garden which was simulcast on WNEW FM. What a great five day festival of NYC rock and roll!
July 31, 2004 Subject:
The speed is way off. Bobby and Jerry sound like the chipmunks on this one.